Katie Daniel

John Lillard Jefferson Fellow
Charlotte, North Carolina
B.A. University of North Carolina (2015)
M.A. University of Virginia (2019)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences


Katharine Daniel’s body of research uses mobile phone technology and time series methods to investigate the real-world effects of anxiety and emotion dysregulation. She leverages actively and passively collected data to study the effectiveness of online interventions and of emotion regulation strategy use in daily life. Her work aims to develop “just-in-time” technology-assisted interventions to improve access to personalized treatment for social anxiety disorder. Katharine is also a LIFE fellow in the International Max Planck Research School on the Life Course, a member of the Raven Society, a recipient of the U.Va. GSAS Research and Professional Development Fund, a U.Va. GSASC Fall 2020 Research Grant Winner, and the recipient of the U.Va. Psychology Department’s 2021 Rebecca Boone Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching. She is also a staff therapist at U.Va. Family Medicine’s Family Stress Clinic, where she provides evidence-based psychotherapy to children, families, couples, and individuals in an integrated medical care setting. Katharine received a B.A. in psychology and management & society from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.A. in clinical psychology from U.Va.

Thesis Description:

Trouble with Switching: Developing and Applying a Novel Quantitative Method to Investigate the Order of Emotion Regulation Strategy Choices, Context, and Affect in Daily Life

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